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Archipenko, Alexander Porfiryevich

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1964 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Sculptor

1887 – Born on the 30th of May.

1902-1905 – He attended the Kiev Art School.

1906 – He continued his education in the arts as the student of S.Svyatoslavsky.

1909 – He had moved on to Paris.

         – He was a resident in the artist’s Colony La Ruche, among emigre Russian artists: Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine, Sonia Delaunay-Terk and Nathan Altman.

1910 – Alexander Archipenko had exhibitions at Salon des Independants.

1912 – Archipenko had his first personal exhibition at the Museum Folkwang in Hagen.

1913 – Archipenko’s works appeared at the Armory Show in New York.

1914 – Archipenko was teaching at his own Art College in Paris.

         – He moved to Nice.

1920 – He participated in Twelfth Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte di Venezia in Italy.

1921 – He started his own College in Berlin.

1922 – Archipenko participated in the First Russian Art Exhibition in the Gallery van Diemen in Berlin together with Aleksandra Ekster, Kazimir Malevich, Solomon Nikritin, El Lissitzky and others.

1923 – He emigrated to USA.

         – Archipenko participated in an exhibition of Russian Paintings and Sculpture.

1929 – He took American citizenship.

1934 – He designed the Ukrainian pavilion in Chicago.

1936 – Archipenko participated in an exhibition Cubism and Abstract Art in New York, numerous exhibitions in Europe and US.

1964 – Died on the 25th of February in New York.